Learn how to transform a column architecture into a clear storyline
- When you have a layer architecture,…it's a pretty straightforward exercise…to go from the architecture to your story.…So referring back to our example of purchasing Acme…because we can get scale and increase…our profits by X dollars.…What you do with that layer architecture…is literally flip it over when you go to write your story.…So the first thing we'll talk about…will be the background, and then,…we'll talk about what's changed and then,…we'll cover the core idea.…
Remember, you chose a layer architecture…because your audience isn't grounded.…So it's a very natural place to start…to ground the audience when you tell them that story.…And once they understand the grounding,…then, you create a case for action and say…something's changed that we should take advantage of,…and therefore, the recommendation will make sense,…and they'll have that fuller context.…So let's look at the example of the Acme architecture…for a layer turning into a story.…
The first thing I would cover would be my background,…and in the background, I would synthesize that…
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- Using the Structured Thought and Communication method
- Selecting an architecture style for your idea
- Testing your idea
- Refining your idea into a story
- Identifying the required facts
- Proving and disproving hypotheses
- Choosing a communication format
- Finalizing your presentation